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Recommendations for fiber intake are typically between 25-35 grams per day in adults. Most people don’t get half that amount. A large European study showed that for every 10 gram/day increase in fiber there was a decrease in mortality of 10%. It seems reasonable that many people would benefit from an extra 10-12 grams of fiber per day. FIBER AND ALL-CAUSE MORTALITY Cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer are among the leading causes of death in developed countries. Research has shown…

Check out our helpful #infographic on the benefits of eating #nuts! Nuts are an excellent source of protein, essential fats and fiber. #healthfacts

Do you have your 5 a day? There are too many fruit choices to only limit it to 5! Every piece of fruit has it's own benefits and can be a great alternative snack to sugary, processed foods that will slow your healthy lifestyle down.

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Mango is an excellent source of Vitamin A, flavonoids, dietary fiber & vitamin B6 which maintains & improves brain function. May help protect against colon, breast, leukemia & prostate cancers. The peel is rich in phytonutrients like carotenoids & polyphenols. The fruit is rich in potassium, magnesium & great for high blood pressure. Selenium, calcium, iron regularly can help eliminate anemia. #dherbs

Buckwheat is great for celiacs & gluten sensitive diets. It has high quality protein, containing all 9 essential amino acids. It is rich in iron, high in carbs & antioxidants with many minerals & vitamins like zinc & copper. Its soluble fiber reduces blood cholesterol levels & the risk of colon cancer. High in "resistant starch," which enhances colon health & helps reduce blood sugar levels. Prized as a "blood-building" food attributed to it's high levels of antioxidant polyphenols. #dherbs

Eggplant is an excellent source of dietary fiber & a very good source of vitamins B1, B6 & potassium. Learn to love #nutrition and be #healthy at via